MAYPORT (CBSMiami/AP) — Police are looking into a freak accident that left a woman dead.
Authorities say a Florida woman was killed after somehow getting entangled with a bus while exiting at her stop.READ MORE: Residents Bubbling Up With Anger After Sunrise Utilities Department Sends Out Bloated Water Bills
Investigators say the accident happened Saturday in Mayport involving a Jacksonville Transit Authority bus. The woman in her 50s wasn’t immediately identified but authorities say she lived in the area.
The transit authority issued a statement saying it is cooperating in the investigation and that safety and security for customers and employees are paramount concerns.READ MORE: Pair Of South Florida Children Who Died A Couple Weeks Apart Have Saved 11 Lives Through Organ Donation
The Florida Times-Union reported that sections of a street in Mayport were closed and traffic rerouted as part of the investigation.
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